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The Software Library: MS-DOS

MS-DOS (/ˌɛmɛsˈdɒs/ em-es-doss; short for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems, and was the main operating system for IBM PC compatible personal computers during the 1980s to the mid-1990s.


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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 28, 2017 Sierra On-Line, Inc.
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Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Macintosh Genre Adventure Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Adult, Puzzle-Solving Description Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards is a remake of the first game in the Leisure Suit Larry series. It introduces a new interface. Instead of typing commands, the player performs the desired actions by choosing appropriate icons, and then clicking on objects on the screen to...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
Feb 27, 2017
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Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft. It was first released in 1983 under the name Multi-Tool Word for Xenix systems. Subsequent versions were later written for several other platforms including IBM PCs running DOS (1983), Apple Macintosh running Mac OS (1985), AT&T Unix PC (1985), Atari ST (1988), SCO Unix (1994), OS/2 (1989), and Microsoft Windows (1989). Commercial versions of Word are licensed as a standalone product or as a component of Microsoft Office, Windows RT...
( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 24, 2017 MECC
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Published by MECC Developed by MECC Released 1990 Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x Genre Adventure, Educational, Simulation Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling Sport Hunting Theme Managerial, Real-Time Educational Geography, History Description As a covered wagon party of pioneers, you head out west from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette River and valley in Oregon. You first must stock up on provisions, and then, while traveling, make...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 200 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 22, 2017
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Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC-98 Genre Racing / Driving, Simulation Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Misc Licensed Title Description With the full support of Scuderia Ferrari, Formula One racing was recreated in detail in this simulation, with the top drivers and teams of 1986 to compete against for the most successful F1 team of all. You job does not start at the racetrack; perfecting the car at the Maranello factory, in the wind...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 20, 2017 Namco Limited
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Published by Atarisoft Developed by Namco Limited Released 1983 Also For Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, Channel F, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Game Gear, Intellivision, iPhone, MSX, Neo Geo Pocket Color, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Palm OS, PC-6001, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum | Combined View Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade Description One of the most popular and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 17, 2017 Accolade, Inc.
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Published by Accolade, Inc. Developed by Accolade, Inc. Released 1990 Platform DOS Genre Racing / Driving, Simulation Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Description Drive exotic cars while fleeing police in this sequel of the popular Test Drive series. New features include a true 3D engine (polygonal meshes), a selection of music on the radio, police evasion, instant replay, digitized dashboard/interiors, and larger, more diverse driving environment with multiple routes. Drive Lamborghini...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 14, 2017
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Description The world of Athas was once peaceful and pleasant - until wizards found a way to increase their power by draining the planet's energy. Athas gradually turned into a desert, its seas evaporating, its sun transforming into an ominous crimson fireball. The wizards then gained control over the land, becoming sorcerer-kings and enslaving most of the population. One of such kings, Tectuktitlay, rules the city-state of Draj. By his orders, a group of slaves is sent to a battle arena where...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 11, 2017 Interplay Productions, Inc.
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Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Developed by Interplay Productions, Inc. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, NES, PC-98 Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Fantasy, Turn-based Description After a group of brave heroes defeated the wizard Mangar the Dark and freed Skara Brae from eternal winter, all seemed well in the world. However, the evil Archmage Lagoth Zanta shows up and splits the Destiny Wand into seven pieces, scattering...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 11, 2017 Domark Group Ltd.
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Published by Domark Software, Inc. Developed by Domark Group Ltd. Released 1994 Also For Amiga, Atari ST Genre Simulation, Sports Sport Soccer / Football (European) Theme Managerial Description Championship Manager 93/94 is the successor to Championship Manager. The text-based interface remains the same, but several new features have been added to the game. Included now are reserve squads, transfers with international players and injury time. Also, the match engine has been slightly changed to...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
The Malware Museum
Feb 8, 2017
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
The Software Library: MS-DOS
Feb 6, 2017 Andy Gavin; Jason Rubin; Vijay Pande
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Adventure game for MS-DOS.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: MS-DOS games, Adventure games
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 4, 2017 Jul 29, 2014
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Click here for the manual. Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, Genesis, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PC-98, SAM Coupe, SEGA CD, Sharp X68000, SEGA Master System, SNES, TurboGrafx CD, Wii Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform Theme Puzzle-Solving Description While the Sultan of Persia is fighting a war in a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 39 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 3, 2017 Idea Software
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Published by Hollyware Entertainment Developed by Idea Software Released 1993 Also For Amiga, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Puzzle-Solving Description This top-down puzzle game starts with a screen featuring a number of red cogs at different parts of the screen, and a grid of pegs (which become less complete on later levels). Your task on each level is to use a number of gears of one of 3 different sizes to ensure that all the pegs are linked...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 3, 2017 TaleSoft
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Published by Thalion Software GmbH Developed by TaleSoft Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Puzzle-Solving Description Atomix is a puzzle game. On each level, you are given a couple of atoms, and your task is to arrange them into a specific molecule. You see all the atoms available for you to move in a top-down view. Down below on the left side is a small preview of what you must get. That picture represents a molecular structure that...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 3, 2017
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Published by Parker Brothers Released 1984 Also For Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Intellivision, J2ME, Mophun, MSX, NES, Odyssey 2, SG-1000, TI-99/4A, VIC-20 Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Isometric Theme Arcade Description Q*bert is a popular arcade game. The goal is to change all of the tiles on a pyramid to the target color. To do this you guide Q*bert around the pyramid, and every tile he hops on will change...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Feb 1, 2017
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Developed by TransMedia Productions, Inc. Released 1992 Platform DOS Genre Simulation Perspective 1st-person Gameplay Mental training Critic Score 100 point score based on reviews from various critics. Description In this legal simulation, the player is in charge of a defense attorney in a criminal trial, mounting relevant objections against the prosecution's badgering of a series of key witnesses toward issuing skewed testimony in a case against your defendant, accused of murdering one Sandra...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 30, 2017 Atreid Concept SA
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Published by Mindscape, Inc. Developed by Atreid Concept SA Released 1994 Also For Game Boy, Macintosh, SNES ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Theme Arcade Description Everybody knows what/who Pac-Man is from his heyday in the '80s, but this time, we're getting a whole new adventure of our little eater. Guess his stomach is full, 'cause there's nothing much to eat here, only collecting points. This is much like some Indiana...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 30, 2017 Atari Games Corporation
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Published by Domark Ltd. Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Game Boy Color, Genesis, Lynx, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, SAM Coupe, SEGA Master System, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, ZX Spectrum Genre Action, Strategy Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Isometric Theme Arcade, Puzzle-Solving Description An action/puzzle game, the object is to catch assorted...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 30, 2017
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Published by Data Wave Software Technology Released Nov 08, 1993 Platform DOS Genre Strategy Theme Puzzle-Solving, Real-Time Description Floatris is a Tetris clone. Instead of playing one game at a time, the player plays eight games simultaneously. And instead of blocks falling down, the blocks float upwards. There are also a couple of new shapes for the blocks. When a playing field is full, the player can continue to play with the remaining playing fields, until all eight playing fields are...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 30, 2017 Zorlim Software
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Published by Zorlim Software Developed by Zorlim Software Released 1994 Platform DOS Everyone ESRB Rating Everyone Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade Description You play a green worm and you have to go around and eat the pizzas. But every time you eat a pizza your tail gets longer. Instead of other nibbles type games Pizza Worm can move in a lot of different angles rather than just right angle turns (like Rattler Race). From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 30, 2017 Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Macintosh, NES, PC-98, Sharp X68000 | Combined View Genre Sports Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Paddle / Pong, Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description One puck, and only two competitors. One is the computer, and the other is, of course, you. You get a chance to match your skills at this Air Hockey style game, over 'Cantina Band' inspired music. Deflect the puck...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 29, 2017 Millennium Media Group
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Published by Deep River Publishing Developed by Millennium Media Group Released 1995 Platform DOS Genre Action Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Description The Slob Zone is under the control of Bob the Slob, the leader of the Hardcore Union of Radical Litterbugs, an army of oversized animals. Bob the Slob has stolen all the world's clean underwear, and sends his dirty minions against the one brave hero who dares to venture into his realm and reclaim the stolen goods. H.U.R.L. is a non-violent...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 29, 2017 Motivetime Ltd.
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Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Developed by Motivetime Ltd. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum | Combined View Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Misc Licensed Title Description As Billy, you set off to rescue Gizmo the Gremlin from Clamp Tower skyscraper, where Dr. Catheter plans to viciously experiment with him. Unfortunately, Catheter gets word of your plans, and mixes up a whole new batch of vicious...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 29, 2017 Sanctuary Woods, Inc.
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Published by Sanctuary Woods, Inc. Developed by Sanctuary Woods, Inc. Released Jan, 1995 Also For Windows 3.x Genre Adventure Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Puzzle-Solving Misc Licensed Title Description Help three Furlings save one of their sick forest friends who ate a poisonous mushroom in this cartoon adventure based on an animated movie released by 20th Century Fox in 1993. Though the movie had a prominent ecological message, this game has a more conventional quest story. On your...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 29, 2017
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Ugh!
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 29, 2017 Sydney Development Corp.
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Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sydney Development Corp. Released 1984 Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum | Combined View Genre Action Perspective Side-Scrolling Theme Arcade, Comics Misc Licensed Title Description Cute Chick is in trouble! She is being held captive by the dinosaur, and it is up to Thor to ride his trusty wheel to the rescue. There are many obstacles in the way which Thor will need to jump and duck, including rocks,...
favorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 28, 2017 Windmill Software
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Published by Windmill Software Developed by Windmill Software Released 1984 Also For PC Booter Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade, Puzzle-Solving Description A variation on QIX: claim the playfield by building walls and closing off smaller regions. The chief obstacle is the colorful Styx, which (fittingly) resembles a bundle of sticks, and prowls about the screen in unpredictable swirls of motion. Unlike QIX, you can draw both straight and diagonal walls; another difference is the...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 28, 2017 Realism Entertainment
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Published by Realism Entertainment Developed by Realism Entertainment Released 1994 Also For Amiga Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Turn-based Description Based on the engine of Kingdoms of England, the game represents the same game, but flown now in the German lands. As its predecessor, the game is turn-based medieval strategy game for up to six humans or computer opponents. Each player assumes the role of a Lord in control of a Kingdom with up to twenty armies to command in an...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 28, 2017 Sierra On-Line, Inc.
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Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1993 Also For Windows 3.x Genre Adventure, Educational Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Detective / Mystery Educational Ecology / Nature Description In Lost Secret of the Rainforest the player controls a boy named Adam Greene who, along with his father Noah, a doctor of ecology, travels to the town Iquitos in South America, to meet the Ecology Emergency Network. The two intend to go on an expedition up the...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 28, 2017 SEGA Enterprises Ltd.
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Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Developed by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, MSX, NES, Sharp X68000, SEGA Master System, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooter Description Alien Syndrome is a scrolling shooter arcade conversion. Your job is to run around and rescue all the captives and make it to the escape hatch before the time bomb explodes. Then face the mother...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 28, 2017 Tecmo, Ltd.
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Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Developed by Tecmo, Ltd. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii U | Combined View Genre Action Perspective Platform Theme Anime / Manga, Arcade Misc Coin-Op Conversion Description The sequel to the original Bomb Jack, Mighty Bombjack brings side scrolling to the series, and brings it closer to a platform game rather than the arcade / puzzle likeness of the first one. Once again you play as the bomb-hungry caped...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 28, 2017
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MS-DOS: Whiplash by (1995)
( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 27, 2017 Stormfront Studios
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Published by EA*Kids Developed by Stormfront Studios Released 1993 Platform DOS Genre Adventure, Educational Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Detective / Mystery Educational Reading / Writing Description Eagle Eye Mysteries is an educational game which incorporates some unique gameplay ideas not seen in many other games. A bit like Law and Order for kids, the game has over 50 different mysteries to solve, ranging from missing items to dug up skeletons to mysterious sea monster sightings...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 27, 2017 Jon Van Caneghem
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Published by New World Computing, Inc. Developed by New World Computing, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, FM Towns, Genesis, Macintosh, PC-98 | Combined View Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Fantasy, Turn-based Description As a knight, paladin, barbarian or sorceress, amass an army of creatures to take on the local baddies and search for the Sceptre of Order. A turn based game with a time limit that decreases depending on the skill level you play at. Depending...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 27, 2017 Assembly Line, The
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Published by Empire Software, LucasArts Developed by Assembly Line, The Released Sep, 1989 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, Game Boy, Macintosh, NES, PC-88, PC-98, SAM Coupe, Sharp X68000, SNES, Windows 3.x, ZX Spectrum Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Puzzle-Solving, Real-Time Description Each level of this abstract puzzler challenges the player to set up a network of pipes to allow an unspecified substance...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 26, 2017 Taito Corporation
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Developed by Taito Corporation Released 1997 Also For 3DO, Arcade, Game Gear, iPhone, J2ME, N-Gage, Neo Geo CD, Neo Geo Pocket Color, PSP, SNES, Windows, WonderSwan | Combined View Genre Strategy Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Anime / Manga, Arcade, Puzzle-Solving, Real-Time Description Bust-A-Move (also known as Puzzle Bobble) is a real-time puzzle game in which the player controls a device called "pointer" at the bottom of the screen, aiming and releasing randomly colored...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Shareware
Jan 25, 2017
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: quake, mode, modes, vesa, video, command, version, console, modem, server, video modes, registered...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 23, 2017 General Computer Corporation, Midway
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Published by Atarisoft Developed by General Computer Corporation, Midway Released 1983 Also For Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, iPhone, iPod Classic, Lynx, NES, Palm OS, SEGA Master System, SNES, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Xbox, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade Description In 1981, a sequel to Pac-Man was introduced in the form of his girlfriend, Ms. Pac-Man. This...
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 23, 2017 Sierra On-Line, Inc.
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Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1992 Platform DOS ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Genre Adventure, Educational Perspective 1st-Person Perspective, 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Puzzle-Solving Description In the sequel to Castle of Dr. Brain, you will have to assist Dr. Brain in retrieving a battery for one of his experiments - the plans for which were stolen by Dr. Brain's archrival scientist. In order to beat the scientist, you will have to tour the...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
Jan 20, 2017
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Windows 3.1x (codenamed Janus) is a series of 16-bit operating systems, produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers. The series began with Windows 3.1, which was first sold during April 1992 as a successor to Windows 3.0. Subsequent versions were released between 1992 and 1994 until the series was superseded by Windows 95. During its lifespan, Windows 3.1 introduced various enhancements to the still MS-DOS-based platform, including improved system stability, expanded support for...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 19, 2017 Bits of Magic
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Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Developed by Bits of Magic Released 1990 Also For Amiga, FM Towns, Genesis, PC-98 Genre Action, Strategy Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Isometric, Top-Down Theme Historical Battle (specific/exact), Real-Time Description Starting as a young Roman legionnaire in 275BC, your job is to conquer the known world through force or diplomacy, fighting on land and sea. Centurion: Defender of Rome is a turn-based strategy game. You start with one province, Rome, and...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 18, 2017 Distinctive Software, Inc.
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Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Distinctive Software, Inc. Released Oct, 1990 Also For Amiga, FM Towns, PC-98 Genre Racing / Driving Perspective 1st-Person Perspective, 3rd-Person Perspective Sport Tricks / Stunts Misc Editor / Construction Set Description Stunts (4D Sports Driving outside of US) is a 3D car racing simulation. The game contains a variety of cars, courses, and opponents to choose from. The game provides unusual stunt objects including loops, corkscrews and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 18, 2017
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Enchantasy- Quest for the Eternal Grimoire
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 16, 2017
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Description Take on the life of a buccaneer in the golden age of Caribbean Piracy! This game lets you choose from 6 different "ages" (for example, "The Silver Empire" from 1560-1600, "War For Profit" from 1640-1660, etc.), one of 4 nationalities (English, French, Dutch, Spanish), 4 difficulty levels, and one of 5 special abilities (skill at fencing, skill at navigation, etc.). Nine different types of ships were represented. The goal of the game is to retire with as...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Showcase
Jan 10, 2017 Interplay Entertainment Corp.
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Published by Interplay Entertainment Corp. Developed by Interplay Entertainment Corp. Released 1992 Also For Macintosh ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Genre Educational Perspective Side-Scrolling Educational Typing Misc Licensed Title Description Mario comes to the PC, in the form of a typing tutor. In this product you get to play one of four games, of progressing difficulty (as either Mario, Luigi or the Princess): Mario's Smash & Dash: Assist your character run past a series of boxes and...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 9, 2017 Artech Digital Entertainment, Ltd.
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Published by Three-Sixty Pacific, Inc. Developed by Artech Digital Entertainment, Ltd. Released 1990 Official Site Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation Also For Amiga Genre Simulation Perspective 1st-Person Perspective, 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Historical Battle (specific/exact), Naval, Real-Time Description Das Boot (literally 'The Boat') simulates controlling a Type VII U-Boat for the Nazis, in an exact recreation of submarine warfare circa 1941. Both internal and external views are...
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The Malware Museum
Jan 9, 2017
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 8, 2017
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MS-DOS: Oregon Trail Deluxe, The by (1992)
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 6, 2017
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Published by Eidos Interactive Ltd. Developed by Eidos Interactive Ltd., Sports Interactive Limited Released 1996 Platform DOS Genre Simulation, Sports, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Sport Football (European) / Soccer Critic Score 100 point score based on reviews from various critics. Description Championship Manager 2: The Italian Leagues Season 96/97 is a stand-alone updated version of Championship Manager 2, featuring two playable leagues: Italian "Serie...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 4, 2017 Midnight Synergy
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Published by Beaucomm Interactive Developed by Midnight Synergy Released 1996 Also For Windows 3.x Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade, Shooter Description Operation Carnage is an arena shooting game similar to Smash TV. The player controls a guy who tries to wreak havoc on the evil aliens who conquered and subdued Earth with soft takeover tactics. The humans are now bred like cattle and the Aliens feed off their souls. There are 8 sectors and each sector is divided into rooms. In...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Jan 1, 2017 Softie, Inc.
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Published by ShareData, Inc. Developed by Softie, Inc. Released 1988 Also For Apple II, Commodore 64 Genre Strategy Theme Cards / Tiles, Game Show Misc Licensed Title Description Based on a popular television show at the time it was released, Card Sharks is a question and answer guessing game in which you compete against a computer player or another "live person". Questions are asked based upon a poll of 100 people. You must guess how many out of 100 answered Yes or No. Your opponent...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Dec 31, 2016
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Dinamic Multimedia, S.A. Developed by Anco Software Ltd. Released Dec, 1997 Also For Windows | Combined View Genre Sports Perspective Sport Football (European) / Soccer Misc Editor Critic Score 100 point score based on reviews from various critics. Description Kick Off 98 is an international-team based football game, released to take advantage of the forthcoming 1998 World Cup. Game modes include practice (with several situations available, such as corners, dribbling and free kicks), warm up (a...
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Dec 29, 2016 Sierra On-Line, Inc.
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Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Macintosh Genre Adventure Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Adult, Puzzle-Solving Description Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work! is (despite the number) the fourth game in Al Lowe's Leisure Suit Larry series. The middle-aged would-be-womanizer Larry Laffer fell off a boat during a cruise and sustained amnesia, forgetting how he and his sweetheart Patti got separated, how Larry...
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Dec 27, 2016 SSG Strategic Studies Group Pty Ltd.
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Published by SSG Strategic Studies Group Pty Ltd. Developed by SSG Strategic Studies Group Pty Ltd. Released 1993 Official Site Warlords II Also For Macintosh, Windows Mobile Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Fantasy, Turn-based Description Turn-based strategy game with fantasy elements. Capture cities and use them to create armies, which you then send out to fight those of your opponents. Still has a devoted following on the internet. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Dec 26, 2016 Sterling Silver Software
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Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Developed by Sterling Silver Software Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Game Gear, Genesis, Macintosh, SEGA Master System, SNES, Windows 3.x Genre Sports Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Sport Golf Misc Licensed Title Description PGA Tour Golf introduced many of the conventions commonly seen in the genre since. The three-click control method (the first to start the swing, the second setting power and over-swing, the third setting draw or fade) allowed for a...
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Dec 22, 2016 MicroMagic, Inc.
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Published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. Developed by MicroMagic, Inc. Released 1992 Also For Amiga, Macintosh Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Fantasy, Turn-based Misc Licensed Title Description The Dark Queen of Krynn is the last part in the Dragonlance RPG series using the standard game engine found in the Goldbox series (with slight enhancements). Evil, after failing two times before, finally tries to defeat Good and conquer the world of Krynn. This time,...
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Dec 13, 2016 Atari Games Corporation
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Published by Mindscape, Inc. Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1988 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, J2ME, Macintosh, MSX, SEGA Master System, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Top-Down Theme Arcade, Fantasy Description Gauntlet is an action game where players choose characters and fight their way through hordes of enemies that assault them on the way to the end of the level. One or two...
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Dec 12, 2016 Maxis Software Inc.
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Published by Maxis Software Inc. Developed by Maxis Software Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, SEGA CD, Sharp X68000, SNES, TurboGrafx CD, Wii, Windows 3.x Genre Educational, Simulation Perspective Top-Down Educational Ecology / Nature Description SimEarth puts you in charge of an entire planet throughout its 10 billion year lifespan. Your ultimate task is to guide the planet's inhabitants into the stars, from its humble single-celled roots. The main threats you...
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Dec 10, 2016 Synapse Software Corporation
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Published by IBM Developed by Synapse Software Corporation Released 1984 Official Site Shamus Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, PC-6001, TI-99/4A, TRS-80 CoCo, VIC-20 Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Arcade, Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Infiltrate the lair of the elusive Shadow, shoot and sneak your way through his army of robotic minions, and hunt him down before he does the same to you. Starring in the titular role of Shamus, you will have to find your...
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Dec 10, 2016 Alternative Software Ltd.
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Published by New Line Productions Developed by Alternative Software Ltd. Released 1993 Also For Amiga, Commodore 64 Genre Action Perspective Platform, Side-Scrolling Theme Fighting, Shooter Misc Licensed Title Description Suburban Commando is a mix of space shooter, jump-and-run and beat-em-up. If you're a US American, the mention of the name Hulk Hogan will most likely make some tears sparkle in your eyes, while your reminisce about the good old days when the Hulkster single-handedly beat up...
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Dec 7, 2016 Max Design GesMBH
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Published by Max Design GesMBH Developed by Max Design GesMBH Released 1992 Also For Amiga Genre Simulation, Strategy Description As a 19th century merchant newcomer, the player needs to buy a ship, find a crew, load a few goods on the ship, and sail into the horizon, until the player reaches a port with a demand for said goods. The next step is to expand by buying more ships, creating regular trade routes, and becoming the head of a regular trading company. 1869 focuses on management and...
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Dec 6, 2016
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Description The land of Metavira needs your help! Contract additional mercenaries as you explore, capture, and hold new territory so the natives can harvest the valuable trees from which a revolutionary medicine can be extracted. The more trees you hold, the more money you make. The more money you have, the more you can do, such as hire native guards, hire more mercs, in order to take the offense and clear the sector of enemies. You will also need to retrieve certain objects from behind enemy...
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Dec 6, 2016 Silicon Knights, Inc.
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Published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. Developed by Silicon Knights, Inc. Released Oct, 1993 Platform DOS Genre Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Fantasy, Real-Time Misc Licensed Title Description Build and control an Empire! In Fantasy Empires you play the ruler of a fledging kingdom; your objective: Take over adjacent kingdoms one by one using magic, war, or strategic planning. Features real-time combat in an overhead view, as well as a computer controlled The Dungeon Master, who provides...
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Dec 6, 2016 Cybertech
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Published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. Developed by Cybertech Released 1992 Platform DOS Genre Role-Playing (RPG), Strategy Perspective 1st-Person Perspective, Top-Down Theme Fantasy, Turn-based Misc Licensed Title Description Based on the 2nd Edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D) Spelljammer rulebook, Spelljammer: Pirates of Realmspace leads the player into a fantasy world to a pilot a ship (spelljammer) that may travel into Realmspace and visit eight worlds of inner and...
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Nov 29, 2016 KOEI Co., Ltd.
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Published by KOEI Corporation Developed by KOEI Co., Ltd. Released 1993 Also For FM Towns, Genesis, NES, PC-88, PC-98, SEGA CD, SNES, TurboGrafx CD, Wii Genre Strategy Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Historical Battle (specific/exact), Turn-based Description As in the first part you could participate in two conquests: Mongol conquest and world conquest. In the first you must unite all the little tribes of the country. The world conquest is more complex: You must use all your senses to...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
Nov 24, 2016
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WordPerfect is a word processing application owned by Corel with a long history on multiple personal computer platforms. The program was originally developed under contract at Brigham Young University for use on a Data General minicomputer in 1979. The authors retained the rights to the program, forming Satellite Systems International (SSI) to sell it under the name WordPerfect in 1980. A port to DOS followed in 1982 and several greatly updated versions quickly followed. The application's...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Nov 24, 2016 Silent Software
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Published by Buena Vista Software Developed by Silent Software Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Genre Action Theme Arcade Misc Licensed Title Description Roger Rabbit has been framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, head of the Acme Corporation. Acme's will states that upon his death, Toon Town would be left ot the Toons, but the will is nowhere to be found. You have to find the will and save your wife, Jessica, from Judge Doom and his weasels. The game takes place...
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Nov 21, 2016 Infogrames Europe SA
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Published by Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. Developed by Infogrames Europe SA Released 1992 Platform DOS Genre Educational Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Top-Down Misc Licensed Title Description Disney's Beauty and the Beast: Be Our Guest is translation of the Disney movie Beauty and the Beast. Players solve simple puzzles playing as side characters with the aim of organizing a ball for Beauty and the Beast. The game is presented in colorful graphics and animations with a midi...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Showcase
Nov 14, 2016 Interplay Productions, Inc.
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Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. Developed by Interplay Productions, Inc. Released 1988 Also For Apple II, Commodore 64, Linux, Macintosh, Windows Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Perspective Top-Down Theme Post-Apocalyptic, Turn-based Description Wasteland takes place in the future after the nuclear holocaust of World War III. The player guides band of Desert Rangers from town to town, gradually uncovering a sinister plot that threatens what's left of mankind. Much of the game is played like most...
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Nov 14, 2016
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Commander Keen 6 - Aliens Ate My Baby Sitter!
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Nov 14, 2016 Technos Japan Corp.
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Published by Arcadia Systems, Inc. Developed by Technos Japan Corp. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Genesis, Lynx, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, SEGA Master System, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, ZX Spectrum Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling Theme Fighting Description Set in a post-apocalyptic New York, Double Dragon is the story of Billy and Jimmy Lee, twin brothers trained in the...
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Nov 14, 2016 PSI Software Designers
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Published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Developed by PSI Software Designers Released 1992 Also For Amiga Genre Simulation, Strategy Theme Detective / Mystery, Managerial, Spy / Espionage, Turn-based Description Somewhere in London is a secret organization that is based on the 13th floor of an office building. The sole purpose for this organization's existence is to keep the current British government in power at any cost - specifically, that means helping the current Prime Minister...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Showcase
Nov 12, 2016
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Released 1984 Platform DOS Genre Action, Adventure Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Top-Down Theme Fantasy, Interactive Fiction, Puzzle-Solving, Real-Time Description This game is like a cross between a Kroz game and a text adventure -- the player moves through a castle using the arrow keys, picking up equipment and battling monsters in real-time along the way; however, at any time, it is also possible to type simple commands into the game's text parser, allowing a greater variety of actions...
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Nov 9, 2016 Tecmo, Ltd.
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Published by Elite Systems Ltd. Developed by Tecmo, Ltd. Released 1992 Also For Amiga, Atari ST Genre Sports Perspective Side-Scrolling Sport Soccer / Football (European) Description Tecmo's World Cup '90 arcade game was remodeled based on the 1992 European Championships for its home computer release. The tournament's structure of the time (2 groups of 4 play each other once, top 2 go through to semi-finals followed by a final) is recreated, with any of Europe's soccer nations available to be...
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Nov 9, 2016
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Released May 01, 1988 Also For NES | Combined View Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Description You are Captain Comic, galactic hero. Your mission is to recover three treasures from the planet Omsoc, which have been stolen away and hidden on the remote planet of Tambi. Captain Comic is a platformer featuring a huge nonlinear playfield divided into several different terrains. As Comic, you must search throughout Tambi for power ups and items that will aid...
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